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Questions tagged [colors]

Questions related to screen/app colour problems on display devices running Ubuntu.

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Lubuntu 18.10: how can I use the color schemes found in /usr/share/color-schemes?

Lubuntu 18.10 uses LXQt as its desktop environment. There are some common features shared between KDE Plasma and LXQt. One such feature is the presence of /usr/share/color-schemes. In Lubuntu 18.10, ...
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Something is bad with colors (only in Ubuntu 18.04)

I have a problem with colors on one of my displays. It's BenQ GW2470. I can't see things like shadows or thin lines etc. On the second monitor, I can see proper colors. The weird thing is that this ...
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Tmux terminal only supports 8 colors, but default terminal supports 256

I am using gnome-terminal. I have installed Tmux and I am trying to make it look like this: However, my tmux looks like this: I added the following lines into my .tmux.conf: # set default terminal ...
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xcalib error -> unsupported ramp size -> Missing letters in menus and folder names

When issuing xcalib commands I was getting the error Error - unsupported ramp size 0. I was able to fix this by creating the following file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf and placing this text ...
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How do I vary the amount of red or blue light with xcalib

xcalib -color <gamma> <brightness-percent> <contrast-percent> Is there a tutorial or anything describing how to get varying amounts of red screen by using xcalib? I only found one ...
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How to change App Drawer background to be less transparent

How can I change the Ubuntu app drawer background color? or how can I decrease the blur effect, I don't want to see my wallpaper when I'm on the app drawer page. Too transparent. I like this ...
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How can I change the 15 predefined background colors on Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 18.04 via Settings > Background > Colors I can choose one of the 15 predefined solid background colors. Can I select these 15 colors myself? The suggested solutions show that my question ...
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'Settings -> Color': Color profile enable-button NOT working

In 'Settings -> Color' under a specific printer I accidentally "removed" (disabled) the 'Default CMYK' color profile. (The button says "remove", but in practice it disables the profile.) After ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 inverted colors in PDF print after reinstalling libgs9-common package

After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04, CUPS would no longer print PDFs. I checked /var/log/cups/error.log and discovered these error messages: /base/gsicc_manage.c:1244: gsicc_open_search(): Could not find ...
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Network Printer HP Officejet Pro 8610 no color model setting

I have an HP Officejet Pro 8610 connected to my Network and it shows up in Ubuntu printers and I can print but the problem is, that it only prints in RGB mode and I am not able to change the color ...
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Weird browser colors in Ubuntu 18.04

I have been running 18.04 for about 3 months and I started to see weird colors in the browser. Note the green/yellow/blue edge on the react symbols here Can anyone point out a reason for why this is ...
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colors are washed out

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a new desktop with a new screen and the colors seemed bleached (or washed out). This is more obvious with shades of gray that turn into white (e.g., read emails in gmail)...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and Chrome address bar highlight color

The autocomplete suggestions of Google's Chrome address bar has very low contrast. I hardly notice it like the screenshot: Is there any way that allows me to set the highlight background color to ...
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Color Managment on two different display monitor

I am using Ubunto 16.04 LTS and I have two identical monitor acer. I want to put the filter color D50 on both of them, but when I go to colors setting there is just one display that working and that ...
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White color and yellow color is almost the same on my monitor, what can I do being on Ubuntu 18.04?

I have an old monitor. On Windows, we have Intel or Asus (or you name it) settings for a graphics card that allow configuring color curve. I see that I can install some custom color profile but how ...
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How to redirect output with color in gedit [duplicate]

I have a simple script to print color text in terminal which I've directed to log file too. #!/bin/bash echo -e "\033[01;32mGreen color" > ~/Desktop/color.log When I run from terminal cat color....
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Is there a way to change the default colors in Ubuntu 18.04

Is there a way to change the default color from Orange? What I'm talking about is the close button on some programs, I actaully don't care for the color Orange, and I was wondering because I know ...
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Turn on color scheme in bash [duplicate]

I have a VPS with ubuntu linux on it. $ ssh ghopper@XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX ghopper@XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX password: Welcome to Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-134-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://...
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Change default folder color in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Is there any way to change the default folder color in Ubuntu? It has always been orange, a color that I personally can't stand, and the only solution I have found is to manually change the color of ...
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Changing the color of terminal text

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I mean changing the color of text I type, not user@server. Have seen some other posts about it, but could not get it to work. Want it permanent. I already change the user@...
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How to disable color indicator for Hover Click?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and the Settings -> Universal Access -> Pointing & Clicking -> Click Assist -> Hover Click feature. When the mouse cursor comes to stop, the cursor appears in orange color. ...
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Night light and Redshift don't work

I installed Ubuntu on a disk partition just two days ago and everything work like a charm. The only problem I'm having is with the screen temperature color. In Windows I use f.lux and I set the color ...
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Read picture as BGR mode instead of RGB

I've got some picture in BGR mode, but I don't find a way to display them in BGR; all application read them with RGB, so it's not really good to see as you can see below : The main color of the front ...
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Why shellharden does not output background colors in Terminator?

I have installed shellharden, a library that allows to output shell syntax issues (like missing double quotes) in a shell / bash script. Output should highlight double quote issues with a different ...
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My laptop screen has a purple tint. How to fix it?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. My graphics card is AMD Radeon R3 Graphics. This a screenshot of my screen. Clearly the blue circle appears purple. Why is it happening and how to solve it? My system is ...
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Nouveau driver: colours and shading all wrong

How can I deal with the colour problems that the latest Nouveau driver provides? As you can see from the attachment, this causes transparency where it shouldn't, red where it should be grey and in ...
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How do I fix .bashrc not having colors on one machine with identical config as another?

I'm spinning up a bunch of identical servers but I don't have my ops deployment set up yet. Well, I already made a mistake in initializing the first server, namely, useradd steam not adduser steam. ...
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Inverting colors with the Dell XPS 15 nvidia is not working (xcalib -i -a)

I am trying to invert the colors of my whole screen (like I do with 'Magnifier' on Windows), and for all of my old computers I used xcalib to do so. But I got a new Dell XPS 15 and I have dual booted ...
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Quick way to change color theme of terminal [duplicate]

I am working in an office that can be rather dark or very brightly lit depending on the time of the day. I would like to use a very convenient shortcut or command to switch from a dark theme to a ...
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How change colors of top bar control panels?

How can I change colors of this box and box-keyboard-layout and calendar? /* ubuntu 18.04 / gnome shell 3.28 */
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Condition on the output to xterm of a variable that has been echo'ed in color

The fourth line of this code outputs the input argument in green color to an xterm. However, I'd like to be able to condition on the value of the input. If I input the word Foo then from bash's ...
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Why is the console text sometimes a different color?

I have a Ubuntu server (18.04) that rebuilds itself on a schedule. Every once in a while on a fresh install, all the console text color will be a different color. Usually it's white on black, but ...
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Why displaying colors is different between Ubuntu and windows? [duplicate]

I am a web developer and I do not know why colors are seen differently in Linux and windows. this is so important to designers. and how can I make displaying color colors like windows?
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16.04 desktop icon backgrounds

Is it possible to change the background color of the Desktop Icons? I have a light colored background image and cannot read the Names (white text) of the Icons for my document links on the Desktop. ...
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Change temperature values of Night Light

The screen of my laptop (Dell XPS 15) is rather blue. I found that I can tweak it a little bit with redshift. During the day, 6000K is the perfect temperature, in the evening I tend to use 5500K. ...
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Is it possible to apply different colors to terminal tabs in GNOME based on the opened directory?

Is it possible to apply different colors to terminal tabs in GNOME based on the opened directory? e.g. having red background for tab when it is open in: /path/one/* and the green one when tab is ...
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Color-palette/theme for Ubuntu 18.04

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed and I like it, but I'm not a big fan of the aubergine and orange color scheme. I tried to change it by changing the theme with the gnome-tweak-tool. The Adwaita-dark ...
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Set colors for terminator to terminal's

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04, I installed Terminator and noticed it has different colors than the standard terminal. The contrast is not high enough and I like the standard terminal colors. So my ...
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Change Shell default color

I wonder if there a way to change the brownie default color in Gnome shell to a more grayed one. I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 and applied the Arc dark theme with Gnome Tweak, but I think a more grayed color ...
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what is the original Unity panel bar color?

I want the panel color to be in the same as in Ubuntu Unity 16.04.
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Terminal in Tmux is 256 color but Vim isn't

I'm new to Ubuntu. Recently I installed tmux on my Ubuntu 16.04. The terminal screen in tmux shows 256 color correctly. However, when I opened vim in tmux, the color was different from what normally ...
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How to change file colors in Ubuntu?

I am trying to organize my computer's file management system, for this purpose. How can I change the file colors in Ubuntu to distinguish each of them easier?
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Folder color extension… doesn't change color

I have installed the folder-color package from the Ubuntu repositories as well as the PPA, run the command nautilus -q, rebooted, changed themes (I use papirus-adapta-nokto but it doesn't work in ...
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How to adjust my display contrast and colors

I am relatively new to Ubuntu and I want to adjust the color gamma, and contrast of the display. I am using notebook, video card is AMD Radeon R5 M255, Ubutnu 17.10. The purpose of this is to make ...
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Customizing Ubuntu 18.04 UI - How to switch colors for certain UI items?

I have the default looks, at least brought forward from around Ubuntu 16.10. Now I have Ubuntu 18.04 and have a few little discomforts: It's hard to tell which window is active - light gray vs. less ...
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Disable Super-i invert window colors

I have Ubuntu 17.10 with Gnome and I want to use super-i in my applications but it's captured by ubuntu for inverting the window colors. How can I disable this?
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Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 - ‘Night Light’ flickers occasionally

Essentially, I have Night Light enabled in the panel to change my colour temperature Occasionally (every few minutes) I get a brief flicker or two where the temperature switches back to what it was ...
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How do I change GNOME shell window expanding color? [duplicate]

First, sorry for the unclear title. So I have been playing with the CSS file at /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gdm3.css and try to change Gnome's default orange color, which is #DD4814 and #E95420. ...
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Changing colors of seemingly gtk-based programs

So when I run Gpick, it has a window 95-esque grey background color. However I recall in my previous ubuntu installation, which I set up black theme for everything for, Gpick had a dark background ...
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Add shadow color for Panel

how to add shadow to Panel color, view screenshot below. My Panel color is different than default windows color.